Stillwater Lake, Nova Scotia — Green Home For Sale

Privacy, natural beauty, and energy independence in Halifax, Nova Scotia. This state of the art passive solar masterpiece by Don Roscoe merges comfort and class with green and sustainable design. 4 BR, 2 baths, garage, and open concept. 902-999-2374


Listing ID: 19456


  • Green Home
  • Healthy Home
  • Natural Home
  • Photovoltaic (PV)
  • Solar - Photovoltaic

Asking Price (USD) $469,900
Annual Property Tax $3,800
Annual Utility Cost $1,495
Home Area 2,422 sq ft
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 2
Total Property Area 1.8 acres
Year Built 2005

Property Description

Privacy, natural beauty, and energy independence - this state of the art passive solar masterpiece by Don Roscoe merges comfort and class with green and sustainable design. The activated slab system stores heat from solar gain ensuring perfect temperature year round while solar panels provide hot water and a grid tie PV system supplements power and serves as a back up in the event of an outage. Total power & propane is only $125/mo. Nestled on a 1.8 acre private lot in quiet Stillwater Lake, this 2,100 sq ft home with 4 BR and 2 baths features an open concept, incredible natural light, spacious rooms, and birch hardwood and porcelain tile floors. Vaulted ceilings, exposed beams, and panoramic views are found throughout. The main floor can accommodate one level living while the master BR ensuite boasts a jacuzzi tub, tiled shower, and infloor radiant heat. Extras include a large garage, cold storage, central vac, screened in porch, and spacious shed. Minutes to Tantallon/St Marg. Bay. MLS 41090374. Call or text Mark at 999-2374.


What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

~Designed and custom built by renowned solar designer Don Roscoe
~Activated slab - in floor and whole house duct heat system
~Hot water forced air tied into primary circulation system
~Fixed windows triple pane
~Active solar hot water integrated with on-demand hot water
~1 KW Grid-tie photovoltaic with integrated battery and generator backup; also provides back up power in case of NS Power failure
~Skylights throughout house and one opening skylight
~WETT certified wood stove
~Electronic air filtration with activated carbon after-filter
~Low flush toilets in all bathrooms
~Separate solar shed on concrete slab


Neighborhood Description

This home is nestled on a quiet, private lot in popular Stillwater Lake subdivision minutes from bustling Tantallon and ocean fun in St Margaret's Bay and only 25 min to Halifax peninsula.


Market Area

Halifax, Nova Scotia is the largest city in Eastern Canada and sits on the Atlantic Ocean. The bustling city has 400,000 inhabitants, a vibrant economy, numerous universities and colleges, and a colorful arts and entertainment scene. In addition, nature and water activities are popular year round.


School District

Halifax


Community


Home Type or Land

Single Family - Two Story


Location of Home or Land

Suburban


Elevation of Home

Other


Building Details

Air Quality

Agriculture in Area Yes
Industry in Area Yes
Air Pollution in Area No
Pesticide Free Yes
Fragrance Free Yes
Cleaned with Green Products Yes

Interior Environment

Heating System Hydronic Floor Heat (radiant)
Solar - Active
Wood Stove
Cooling System Passive Cooling
Ventilation System Heat Exchanger
Other
Whole House Filtration Active charcoal
Whole House Vacuum Yes

Energy & Water

Energy System Photovoltaic (PV)
Solar - Photovoltaic
Other
Water System Well
Wastewater System Septic System

Construction Information

Construction Type Other
Exterior Finish Wood
Interior Finish Other
Interior Paint Other
Floor Material Tile
Wood - Solid
Roof Material Asphalt Composition Shingle
Window Material Other
Insulation Material Fiberglass
Urethane Foam

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Attached
Number of Cars 2
Garage Area 500 sqft